Americans could be forgiven for knowing little about Ukraine except its role in a presidential impeachment. But it’s now been almost six years since Russia seized one region of the country, Crimea, then precipitated war in another – with dire consequences. Cynthia Buckley is an Illinois sociology professor and demographer, and a co-leader of a U.S. Department of Defense-funded project looking for keys to stability and security in Ukraine and two other former Soviet republics, Estonia and Georgia. She spoke with News Bureau social sciences editor Craig Chamberlain.
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